Global development leaders offer suggestions for next US president

The President's Global Development Council, a group of outside development experts who advise the Barack Obama administration on policy issues, met for the final time on Wednesday. They offered a few suggestions for the next U.S. president — and Obama's last weeks in office.

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  • Adva Saldinger

    Adva Saldinger is a Senior Reporter at Devex, where she covers the intersection of business and international development, as well as U.S. foreign aid policy. From partnerships to trade and social entrepreneurship to impact investing, Adva explores the role the private sector and private capital play in development. A journalist with more than 10 years of experience, she has worked at several newspapers in the U.S. and lived in both Ghana and South Africa.